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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

1-California moves – slowly – toward resuming executions

Having not executed anyone in more than a decade, the nation's most populous state may now be easing back toward allowing executions.

Rastafarian pot farm shootout sparks religious-use debate

Should smoking pot be protected as a religious act?

Protests occurred all over the country this week, most were peaceful, some turned into riots. The protestors organized to highlight contributions made by immigrants.

Trump vows continued fight in Afghanistan; reversing stance

Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must “fight to win.”

Hawaii jet took off with unruly passenger despite red flags

An unruly passenger, feared to have had a bomb inside a laptop, was removed from a plane in Hawaii.

Pennsylvania couple sees image of Jesus in baby’s sonogram

A couple saw an unexpected image in their baby's sonogram. They believe it was Jesus. What do you see?

Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

James T. Hodgkinson, 66, wounded House Rep. Steve Scalise before he was fatally shot by police had a long history of lashing out at Republicans and recently frightened a neighbor by firing a rifle into a field behind his Illinois house.

Wildfires surge amid scorching heat across US West

Ash rained down across Los Angeles Sunday from a destructive wildfire that the mayor said was the largest in city history — one of several blazes that sent thousands fleeing homes across the U.S. West during a blistering holiday weekend heat wave.

Panicked UPS workers flee California gunfire that killed 4

A UPS employee opened fire at one of the company’s package delivery facilities in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers and then himself.

Seniors fight post-hurricane heat with Popsicles, compresses

Florida seniors shuffled out of stifling assisted-living centers Thursday while caregivers fought a lack of air conditioning with Popsicles and cool compresses after eight people died at a nursing home in the post-hurricane heat.
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